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The Panenka penalty

Published: Monday 23 January 2012, 9.30CET
Antonín Panenka tells us about the idea and technique behind his classic 1976 UEFA European Championship final winning penalty.

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Published: Monday 23 January 2012, 9.30CET

The Panenka penalty

Antonín Panenka tells us about the idea and technique behind his classic 1976 UEFA European Championship final winning penalty.

The UEFA European Championship final of 1976 will not only be remembered as one of the most dramatic in history but also for one of the most audacious pieces of skill seen in major competition. Czechoslovakia's hero, Antonín Panenka recalls his famous chipped winning penalty, revealing the philosophy behind it, while we break down the technique to help you to replicate it yourself.

 
Last updated: 17/04/12 18.02CET

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